Food and Toy drive

Creating Smiles Dental donates to food and toy drive

We at Creating Smiles Dental along with our patients and others in our community are collecting non-perishable foods like boxes and cans as well as Toys for Tots items for our food and toy drive. We will collecting food mostly for Thanksgiving and toys mostly for December but will accept both through the holiday season.

Here is more information about Toys For Tots and further volunteering opportunities.

Toys for Tots can always use volunteers!  Please let them know if you are interested in helping out.  Here are the dates they need the most help:

  • Saturday, December 6th from 1-6pm.  Post Office Collection Day
  • Monday through Thursday, December 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th from 9am-3pm. Collection and Sorting Week
  • Friday, December 19th 8:30am-3pm. Toy Distribution BIGGEST NEED
  • Saturday, December 20st from 7am-5pm. Toy Distribution (12-5 BIGGEST NEED)

If interested in volunteering, please contact Anita Carpenter via email at anita.t4t.@gmail.com

Toys for Tots Do’s and Don’ts

DO:

  • ONLY NEW, UNWRAPPED TOYS in their commercial packaging
  • AGES 0-12
  • TEENAGED ITEMS ARE APPRECIATED (sports equipment, cd players, ipods, skate boards, beauty tools (hairdryers, flat irons, NO makeup or jewelry)
  • NEW BIKES OF ALL SIZES (preferably assembled) Biggest need would be 20” and 24”
  • BATTERIES AND CRAYONS SHOULD BE SECURELY ATTACHED TO THE ITEMS THEY ARE WITH
  • CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED TO HELP FUND THE PROGRAM AND BUY ADDITIONAL TOYS (Payable to “Toys for Tots-Pinellas County, FL”)

DON’T

  • NO USED TOYS OF ANY KIND
  • NO HOMEMADE TOYS NOT COMMERCIALLY PACKAGED
  • NO GIFT CARDS
  • NO CLOTHING OF ANY KIND
  • NO NON-TOY ITEMS (except the teen items mentioned above)
  • NO FOOD OR CANDY OF ANY KIND
  • NO GIFT BAGGED ITEMS (items must be visible or commercially packaged)
  • DO NOT GIFT WRAP ITEMS (parents like to choose what their children will be receiving)

As a special note:  The Marine Corps League does not qualify the families who receive toys. Please contact us with any questions, or visit our website or Facebook page for updated information
 
                    Facebook:  www.facebook.com/PinellascountyToysForTots
Website:  http://st-petersburg-fl.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx
 
 

Mike WaughKatie WaughCoordinator-Pinellas CountyCoordinator-Events and Truck Pick UpsNptoys4tots@gmail.comKatie.t4t@gmail.com
AnitaRalphCoordinator- Toy Collection Sites
Volunteer CoordinatorWarehouse Manager
Anita.t4t@gmail.comRalph.t4t@gmail.com
Sandi Coordinator- CorporateSandi.t4t@gmail.com